- 1 1.1 (de una ciudad) blockade, siege; (de un puerto) blockade 1.2 [Deporte/Sport] block
- [familiar/colloquial] mental block [familiar/colloquial] tuve un bloqueo mental en el examen I had a complete block o/or my mind went blank in the exam
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.